tv World News Now ABC September 30, 2016 2:40am-4:00am EDT
it does have panko crumbs but that's okay, i'll give it a bye. >> i'm in too. celebrations are always fun. and sometimes at big parties, surprises happen. this girl is about to get one. it's going to knock her off her feet. >> oh. >> you see this in soap operas, in movies, jokes and comedy, but never actually -- it happens in real life. >> it did. this woman fainted as soon as she grabbed the box. >> she really fell for it. >> yeah. >> she did. >> was that a taser in that?
[ laughter ] taser her? >> oh, that's interesting. probably not the first time at a party. >> they should have sung that hit song. >> people run over, they pick her up. and she actually made a funny out of it. at first when she shared the picture on the social media, she said to people if you guys like this a hundred times i'll share the whole video. people liked it thousands of time she posted the video like she promised. the video has been viewed millions of times because people find it hilarious. as far as we know they are engaged now and she has a really good attitude about this. >> i feel like i'm watching a teaser for an upcoming telenovela. >> yeah. ♪
that's look at a today's best viral videos. for more great videos go to best viral videos. for more great videos go to right this minute.com or catch (♪) (♪) when you are sufuffering from chest congestion try mucinex 12-hour. mucinex is absorbed 60 percent faster than store brands. and lasts a full 12 hours. relieve chest congestion with mucinex, and enjoy living well. tmom didn't want another dog. she said it's too much work. lulu's hair just floats. uhh help me! (doorbell) mom, check this out. wow. swiffer sweeper, and dusters. this is what i'm talking about. look at that. sticks to this better than it sticks to lulu. that's your hair lulu! mom, can we have another dog? (laughing) trap and lock up to 4x more dirt, dust and hair than the store brand stop cleaning. start swiffering.
our bacteria family's been on this alright kiddos!erations. everybody off the backpack, we made it to the ottoman. i like to watch them clean, but they'll never get me on the mattress! finally there's a disinfectant mist designed for sofas, mattresses and more. introducing new lysol max cover. its innovative cap has a 2x wider spray that kills 99.9% of bacteria. max cover is another great way to lysol that.
miles. so far flames destroyed eight homes and sent a firefighter to a hospital and threatening 300 structures. new details surfaces in the south carolina shooting. police say a teenager first killed his father before going to the elementary school and opening fire. >> we are learning about signs about the boy years ago. here's more. >> move that patient towards the helicopter. >> reporter: cell phones in the pocketings of frightened parents burn ed up as 1:45 p.m. just before the end of classes for the day at townville elementary. >> we have report of a third patient. >> reporter: police say a local teenager armed with a handgun appeared at a playground behind the school and started shooting at teachers and children. >> i think there were some students out in the recess area, and the shooting may have occurred there and the teacher got the students in the classroom. >> reporter: a young boy shot in the leg, another boy in the foot, a teacher trying to keep the kids safe shot in the shoulder, one flown to a
hospital in greenville, south carolina. police got here fast, and seven minutes, they had the teen in custody. snipers went to the roof to clear the building while this all too familiar scene of moving children by school bus to a nearby church played out. >> everybody stay in your lines, please. >> reporter: parents couldn't get to their parents fast enough. >> worst phone call you're going to get. got here fast as i could. >> reporter: two miles from the school, another crime scene, police say it's the father of the shooter, 46-year-old jeffrey ozborn, shot dead. the son was home schooled, and they're not sure why he targeted the elementary school. school is cancelled for the rest of the week. in a statement of her own, the teen's mother says she's shocked and saddened by the senseless actions of her son. abc news, townville, south carolina. a mother and child reunion, some 60 years in the making at the age of 17, she was forced to give her child up for adoption. she says she begged the social
worker to fine her baby a good home. >> 60 years later, a cousin asked jenna if she wanted to locate her birth mother. they found her who said her prayers were answered and had first reyunion over the summer. if you love animals, what better job than a veterinarian? >> hold on. we'll tell you about. it we'll be right back. "world news now"
being a vet seems like a dream job for animal lovers. >> a reality series shines a spotlight on what we don't know on how to get there. >> you can't put out this fire, no matter what you throw at me. >> reporter: animal planet's new reality series follows students months away from graduation. >> is it aleve or breathing? >> reporter: as they try to prove that they have what it takes. >> guess what? saved a life today. >> like getting into fort knox. >> reporter: rebecca, one of the students, a die hard dog lover, her passion for pets led her to her career. >> very relaxed, sleeps most of the day. >> hi, buddy. look at those eyes. >> reporter: and even helped her dating life. >> he actually introduced me to your fiance, 60 pounds of dog food i struggled to carry, and
the management lady said, that kid off the elevator is single and wants to carry your dog food. we dated ever since. >> reporter: becoming a vet takes more than a love of animals, but time and labor intensive. >> do you think for the most part people have no idea of all that it takes to become a veterinarian? >> i really think most people have absolutely no idea. we have the exact same things for app malls that they do for humans. we have dermatologists. we have cardiologists, oncologists. you name it. we have it. we do everything that, if you go to the emergency room, you get done. >> reporter: and there's a lot more variety when it comes to animals. over the new bolton center, they talk about taking on challenges that comes with treating larger animals. >> we are a large animal hospital. i do a lot with horses, and we treat goats, sheep, cow, pig, llama, you name it, we've seen it. >> reporter: the past patients
have been elite athletes. >> it can be intimidating as a student. >> reporter: and exotic animals like a zebra with arthritis. >> that one looks pretty close. >> better. >> yeah. >> that looks good. >> reporter: today, helping a horse who pulled up lame who managed to stay calm. she was one of her students. >> her temperature's 102.7. you learn about every single species. it's about taking whatever learning experiences there are and applying them ho tow it's going to help you. >> reporter: for the new vets, getting here was worth all the toil and sacrifice. do you love what you do? >> 100%, there's not a day that goes by that i'm not happy with my choice.
>> this starts on animal planet tomorrow night. >> that's cool. >> i can't wait to see it. side. her advice? use a toothpaste and mouthwash that strengthens both. go pro with crest pro-health advanced. it's uniquely formulated with activestrength technology to strengthen teeth inside and is better at strengthening the outside than colgate total. crest toothpaste and mouthwash makes my whole mouth feel amazing. advance to healthier gums and stronger teeth from day one. my check-up was great.
our bacteria family's been on this alright kiddos!erations. everybody off the backpack, we made it to the ottoman. i like to watch them clean, but they'll never get me on the mattress! finally there's a disinfectant mist designed for sofas, mattresses and more. introducing new lysol max cover. its innovative cap has a 2x wider spray that kills 99.9% of bacteria. max cover is another great way to lysol that.
theaters with two movies opening this weekend. >> starting with the true to life thriller, deep water horizon. an oil rig engineer is battling visiting bp executives, incoming one played by john malkovich insists a drilling operation go forward despite safety risks. >> where do i start? process station 18, telephone system, pipe bracket system, antenna, direct tv system, wireless interpret, rack back system, draw control, salt weather, smoke alarms in the gally. the reason you are sweating so
hard? >> he missed a few. >> yeah. >> of course, we know how it plays out, and so did the critics who are giving "deep water horizon" 38% on rotten tomatoes, saying it is a grueling disaster movie and reminder of one company's catastrophic oversights and it stands as a worthy tribute to the brave men involved. peter writes, for a movie in which you can't follow what's going on for 75% of the time, it proves remarkably thrilling. >> huh. next to a new offering by my favorite, tim burton based on the novel by ransom rigs, miss peregrine's home for peculiar children. a boy investigate's his grandfather's past, but as he meetings friends with special powers, he notices he can save them all. >> i knew you were one of us when you were born.
it's time for you to learn what you can do. >> i'm just ordinary. >> no, you're not. you were born to protect us. >> promise me one thing, look after them, jake. >> i promise. >> the movie scoring only 60% on rotten tomatoes. the critics are giving the movie mixed reviews. writing the film adheres to the story telling template of the worst young adult format, the mythology, the tired romance, and boring, but another says has all the makings of a super franchise the call of destiny, making of hue rows and kinship and coming to terms with your inner freak. >> sounds like the perfect movie. that's the news for this half hour, everyone. >> follow us on facebook at wnnfans.com or on
this morning on "world news now" train tragedtragedy, inves gaptsers on the scene of the deadly train crash right now outside of new york. why they have yet to retrieve one of the black boxes and news about the engineer. this morning, thousands find a new way to work. attacks on the campaign trail, a preview of the next debate strategy, and sharpening attacks on hillary clinton. this morning, a newspaper breaks with tradition with the election now 3 t9 days away. >> what a moment for a fan watching the start of the ryder cup. the guy from north dakota showing the europeans how it's done. and are you done yet? that is, with your christmas shopping. the surprising number of
americans who say their gifts are already purchased. >> what? >> it's friday, september 30th. >> from abc news, this is world news now. >> good friday morning, everyone. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. we begin in new jersey this morning where a long day became a long night at the scene of a tragic commuter rail crash. >> this morning, invest gaiters look at the train's speed and engineer as they try to figure out what caused all of this. it was a horrific crash. one person is dead and more than 100 others injured after a new jersey transit train rammed into the hoboken terminal. we are joined from the scene. >> reporter: kendis, diane, ntsb investigators are inside the hoboken train terminal expected to work true the night and next several days with the priority to gather and collect evidence, analyze the facts and determine the cause of the fatal crash. >> you okay? >> reporter: the historic train
station now a mass of mangled met metal, concrete, and glass after the jam-packed passenger train rammed the commuter platform that was supposed to be its last stop. >> heard like a ka-boom, the whole place shook, just shook. >> saw a couple gentlemen bleeding, some people couldn't walk, some people were, like, covered in, i guess, debris. >> reporter: incoming trains restricted to a speed of 10 miles per hour, but this train struck with such massive force that it jumped the steel reenforced platform, smashing columns, and caving in the glass roof. >> train didn't stop, just didn't stop. >> over the bumper block, through the air, traveled about another 40 feet and came to a rest when it hit the wall. >> reporter: commuters crowded into the front cars, too bk the worst of the impact. >> they were jumping out, cuts, bruises. >> reporter: on the street, triage. dozens of ambulances from across the state rushed the many
injured to hospitals. some needing surgery. the train engineer, 48-year-old, thomas gallagher, released from the hospital and said to be cooperating with investigators. >> from the event recorder, we hope to get information such as speed and braking. >> reporter: the one fatality, a 34-year-old who lived in hoboken. all of those injured are expected to survive. the train has two video recorders on both ends, but because of how unstable the terminal is, it is yet to be determined when investigators will be able to collect those items. kendis, diane, back to you. >> thanks to ray. we have additional information for you about the train's engineer. he's 48-year-old thomas gallagher, worked for new jersey transit for 29 years, became an engineer 18 years ago, a father of two and husband, he was slumped over the train's controls after the crash. it was his childhood dream to be
a train engineer. a state funeral held for israeli president and prime minister peres. president obama and former president bill clinton are both speaking at the service. one of the founding fathers of israel, peres spent much of his life trying to establish a lasting peace with israel's arab neighbors. peres died wednesday, two weeks after suffering a stroke. he was 93 years old. donald trump denying a report that he explored business opportunities in cuba back in the '90s in violation, of course, of the u.s. embargo, and he's also facing allegations that he broke the law by failing to get the certification that's required for the trump foundation to actually collect donations. all of this while facing criticism within his own ranks about the debate that he now says was rigged. here's more. >> reporter: a senior campaign aide tells abc news that donald
trump pulled his punches and lost his nerve in the first shootout with hillary clinton, but trump, himself, blaming others. >> i had to put up with the anchor and fight the anchor all the time with everything i said. what a rig deal. >> reporter: but the senior campaign source tells us trump was ready for all the questions asked, blaming performance on, quote, more of a lack of execution than preparation. still, days later, trump defending his most damaging moments from taxes -- >> she said, maybe you didn't pay taxes, and i said, well, that would make me smart because taxes are a big payment. >> reporter: to the former miss universe he had work out in front of cameras, mocking her for gaining weight. >> i saved her job because bay wanted to fire her for putting on so much weight, and it is a beauty contest. you know, say what you want, bill, they know what they are getting into it. it's a beauty contest. >> reporter: on the view, the manager defending him. >> did you say, listen, why are you saying women are fat, why are you calling women fat pigs,
did you say that to him? what did you say? >> he gave that particular woman a second chance. >> reporter: trump's many comments about women now drawing scrutiny, the daily show uncovering a 2004 interview, trump gushing over a 23-year-old female high school teacher arrested for having sex with a 14-year-old boy. >> by the way, did you see what she looked like? >> not bad. >> not bad, i'd say so. do you think the he's scarred forever? might have begin him confidence, actually. >> reporter: governor christie says the conversation has not happened, but they want to emulate the format of the next debate in preparation which is the town hall format. manchester, new hampshire, abc news. mark cuban's presence at the debate unsettled donald trump, says hillary clinton. saying he's focused on attacks rather than future of families
and shrugged off comments about her husband's impeachment saying he can run his campaign however he chooses. she's going to florida today while trump campaigns in michigan. usa took sides in a presidential race for the first time, but not in the form of an endorsement. instead, the editorial board is urging americans not to vote for trump saying he's unfit for presidency. the paper describes trump as an erratic serial liar with a checkered business career, but he's the thing, the paper's not end do endorsing clinton either saying she has her own flaws. vice presidential one and only debate in virginia on tuesday. mike pence is in indiana, and tim kaine hunkered down in north carolina both holding practice debates. the stubborn storm that swamped the mid-atlantic is moving into the northeast. more than 10 inches of rain pounded north carolina, washing
out roads and putting dams in danger of collapse. over in the caribbean, hurricane matthew is taking aim at the islands. we have the latest on the storms, justin, good morning. >> diane, kendis, thanks. good morning to you as well. we have a strengthening hurricane over the south central caribbean movement here taking us west over the course of the next couple days. not completely organized just yet, which has me to believe this can become stronger down the line over the weekend into early next week. it's curling north making its impact felt possibly over jamaica and into cuba. diane, kendis, back to you. >> all right, our thanks to justin. this weekend marks the end of an era in boston. red sox legend david ortiz playing his last regular season game. the grounds crew at fenway, well, they mowed a massive image of ortiz into center field as part of a major weekend
celebration for him. last night, the new york yankees set aside the rivalry with the red sox to honor ortiz and for his last at bat. yanks made it easy on the 40-year-old slugger handing him a walk. >> maybe he was some of the lyft drivers, dressed in disguise and drove people around. >> you were in boston before at the time, one of the important things after the bombing there, when they had that first game after the bombing, and he had colorful language, but it summed up in a lot of ways. >> people of boston, before any of that, he represents strength because of his at bat, but now he embodies that idea, so after that, he was a source of strength for the city in terms of what he represents. he got quite the send off today, well deserved. over in golf's ryder cup, it starts today in minnesota, held every two years between teams
between the u.s. and europe, but this year, the fun started earlier than usual. >> i'd say. it's known for ruckus atmosphere, and this year, as you mentioned, it was started in the practice round. some of the europeans were on the practice green yesterday, and they were being heckled by a fan. who said he'd made it a putt. >> so they called him over and called him on it, and they put that guy, david johnson of north dakota, on the spot, and if that's not enough pressure, justin rose put the hundred dollar bill right next to the ball. johnson takes the swing -- >> nailed it! [ cheers and applause ] nailed it! >> bravo! >> high fives, hugs all around. some of the u.s. pros are just as accurate. match play. >> get that guy on the team. >> just imagine if you're rory mcilroy and this guy heckles
you. >> and you call him on it, and he takes it. oh. >> good job there. >> the event starts today, finishes up on sunday, but here's the thing, we might need johnson's help because recent history not so friendly to the u.s. with europe winning six of the last seven times, and eight of the last ten. >> oh. so i think it's rigged. tiger woods, of course, not playing, but he's on the coaching staff this year around for it. >> all right. coming up, what christmas rush? believe it or not -- >> it's september. >> many americans say they don't need holiday sales because their shopping is already done. >> all right. first, exclusive interview with aman that knox. she's talking about her interview with our robin roberts. >> find us on facebook, w wnnfans.com, and on twitter@abcwnn. you're watching world news now.
you may think you can put off checking out your medicare options until you're sixty-five, but now is a good time to get the ball rolling. keep in mind, medicare only covers about eighty percent of part b medical costs. the rest is up to you. that's where aarp medicare supplement insurance plans insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company come in. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they could help pay some of what medicare doesn't, saving you in out-of-pocket medical costs. you've learned that taking informed steps along the way really makes a difference later. that's what it means to go long™. call now and request this free [decision guide]. it's full of information on medicare and the range of aarp medicare supplement plans to choose from based on your needs and budget. all plans like these let you choose any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients,
and there are no network restrictions. unitedhealthcare insurance company has over thirty years experience and the commitment to roll along with you, keeping you on course. so call now and discover how an aarp medicare supplement plan could go long™ for you. these are the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations. plus, nine out of ten plan members surveyed say they would recommend their plan to a friend. remember, medicare doesn't cover everything. the rest is up to you. call now, request your free [decision guide] and start gathering the information you need to help you keep rolling with confidence. go long™. ♪
ialmost everything. you know, ke 1 i n 10 houses could get hit by an expensive septic disaster. but for only $7 a month, rid-x helps break down waste. avoid a septic disaster with rid-x. get between you and life's dobeautiful moments.llergens by choosing flonase, you're choosing more complete allergy relief and all the enjoyment that comes along with it. when we breathe in allergens, our bodies react by overproducing 6 key inflammatory substances. most allergy pills only control 1. flonase controls 6. and six is greater than one. with flonase, more complete relief means enjoyment of every beautiful moment. flonase, six is greater than one, changes everything. ♪
officials in el cajun are defending the release of a single photo in tuesday's deadly police shooting of an unarmed black man. his family wants a full video of the incident to be made public. the mayor says a picture showing him in a shooting stance illustrated what officers faced when they confronted him that day. he was holding a vape pen. for the first time, we're seeing disturbing images from a police involved shooting last year outside new orleans. >> two deputies facing murder
charges for firing at an suv after a two-mile chase and killing a 6-year-old boy. >> the state police chief calls the video the most disturbing thing he's ever seen. here's abc's lindsay davis. >> reporter: the public getting a first look at the graphic video from a police body camera that captures two deputies firing at this car. killing 6-year-old jeremy and critically wounding his father. the footage from louisiana last november is now evidence in the murder cases against the two deputies, and the first grader who was autistic was with his father when the suv they were in was shot at multiple times by officers. it's not clear why they were pursuing the car in the first place. the deputies begin shooting before the audio begins. his hands are raised.
defense attorneys argued he drove recklessly and rammed into greenhouse's car, but neither testimony from a state detective or newly released video indicate that. there's separate trials on second degree murder and attempted second degree murder charges. abc news, new york. coming up in our next half hour, the new developments in a so-called gone girl case in california. it involves a woman kidnapped, her boyfriend tied up, and a ransom demand. police at one point called it a hoax, but now there's a new twist in the case. first, the murder trail that captivated the world. amanda knox, focus of a netflix documentary set to be released tonight, and what she said in an exclusive interview next. "world
she was accused of murdering her college roommate in italy back in 2007, of course, convicted, freed, and then convicted again, and then found innocent once and for all by italy's highest court. >> now a true crime documentary on amanda knox set to be released on netflix tonight featuring chilling interviews. >> she sat down in an abc exclusive interview with robin roberts. >> the facts of the case, learning anything new because there's some people, i don't have to tell you, amanda, some people will never be convinced you're innocent, and others feel you have been wronged. there's, like, two camps here. is there anything new that's going to shed any light in this documentary? >> you know, what i really appreciate about this documentary is that they -- it's good journalism in the sense that they give you the facts of
the case, the reliable facts of the case, and they say, decide for yourself, and the other thing that they do is they ground the case in the criminal justice system and the people who implement it, and the people who are a part of it, and so by showing who was a part of it, not just me, not just my codefendant but the prosecutor and the media, they are shedding more light on what happened than all speculation that's been put out there combined. >> especially when you go to see the prosecutor as portrayed in the documentaries, different than people think. i know that your motivation is to help. you could have sold this for a great deal of money and put it up on the big screen, but people involved in this documentary say you are not receiving a paycheck for this. you want to help people. when you think about the family, do you think about how it is for them to relive it and to have the story out here again? >> oh, my gosh, it's -- for them, that's never going to end,
and that's the really sad part about this tragedy is that as soon as the prosecutor made it about, like, it has to be amanda, it has to be amanda, they took away the fact that this case is about her and what the truth was about what happened to her. you know, she's been lost in all of that, and that doesn't change the fact that we have also an obligation to everyone that could potentially be innocent to, like, find out the truth for the sake of the victim and for the sake of them as well. >> so the family, the young lady that was killed, has not commented about the documentary, and it's not clear if they will as of yet. >> it's available for streaming on netflix at midnight tonight, and amanda said one year after that, she's still in the process of redeveloping her relationships and kind of getting accustomed to now being back out into a world where she
says she's not being, quote, hunted down. coming up with only 87 days left, hear how many of us -- take mucinex dm. it'll take care of your cough. fine! i'll text you in 4 hours when your cough returns. one pill lasts 12 hours, so... looks like i'm good all night! ah! david, please, listen. still not coughing. not fair you guys! waffles are my favorite! ah! some cough medicines only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this.
avoid a septic disaster with rid-x. ♪ it's beginning to look a lot like christmas ♪ ♪ everywhere you go ♪ take a look at the five and ten ♪ >> it either gets you in the mood for christmas or to sleep. a little johnny mathis. >> no time for sleeping. we have to shop. at least some people think so. creditcards.com did a survey and they found that a million people are done, completely done, with their christmas shopping. >> done. >> 34 million have already started. >> who are these people? >> not procrastinatorprocrastin. >> wow. >> they, yeah, they surveyed a thousand adults, by the way, 85 days left until christmas. i'm a procrastinator, but i got
you something. >> what? already? >> because you deserve it. >> oh, oh -- >> take the top off the box. >> my "world news now" mug. this is awesome. >> are you so excited? >> this means a lot to me. >> see that? >> they take them from us after every show. >> we don't know what we're being for halloween yet. we are asking viewers for suggestions. tell us what we should be, and you can get a mug. >> you, too, can get a mug. ♪ politics and foreign wars ♪ all the weather all the scores ♪ ♪ that's the world news polka ♪ tapes that roll in way too slow ♪ ♪ that's the world news polka ♪ it's wide at night you're wide awake and you're not wearing pants so grab your world news now mug and everybody dance ♪ ♪ have some fun, be a pal ♪ every anchor, guy, and gal
♪ do the world news polka everybody! ♪ ♪ that's the world news polka ♪ insomniacs only ♪ ♪ that's the world news polka ♪ who cares what the bosses think ♪ ♪ they're a goofy crew ♪ and if your neighbors call the cops ♪ ♪ here's all you have to do ♪ when they yell it's half past three ♪ ♪ say it's news to me ♪ that's the world news polka ♪ they make us work the graveyard shift that's why we go for broke so tune in abc and join our limit joke ♪ ♪ five whole days every week ♪ we're here with a tongue in cheek and the world news polka ♪ ♪ not lip synced, it's the world news polka ♪ ♪ yeah ♪
this morning on "world news now", hillary clinton appeals to supporters in a key battleground state while donald trump opens new lines of attack saying she'd bring her husband's scandals back to the white house. investigation into the deadly commuter train crash in new jersey in the early stages right now. the rush hour accident gave travelers the fright of their lives. now the search for the cause. new fears about the zika virus, pregnant women once again warned about travel overseas because of concerns of what the disease can do to their unborn children. where the concerns are centered coming up. two friends among hollywood's leading men giving each other a hard time. who is closer with their nfl favorite quarterback? we'll get to the bottom of the
bromance battle with tom brady. it's in the skinny on this friday, september 30th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> i'm diane macedo. >> and i'm kendis gibson. a race to the white house is taking a personal turn, you'd say. >> donald trump said if hillary clinton wins would bring her husband's sex scandal to the white house, referred to the impeachment, but clinton says she's focusing on the issues. with less than six weeks to go, they are zeroing in on the all-important battleground states. >> reporter: both candidates sprinting through as many must-win states as possible. >> we are starting to vote in iowa today. >> reporter: hillary clinton in iowa as the state kicks off early voting. >> we have 40 days to win an election that's going to affect the next 40 years of our country, and you, every one of you, can make the difference. >> reporter: donald trump is
speaking for himself, firing back at a campaign stop in new hampshire. >> this will be the year the american people say, finally, enough is enough. it's going to start with new hampshire. >> reporter: trump's trying to push forward, but he can't quite seem to escape the backlash from this week's debate. on o'reilly, he's still claiming victory. >> i won the debate, some by a lot. >> reporter: but a senior aide in his campaign tells abc news says it's the candidate himself who is to blame for his rocky performance. that source claims trump last his nerve in the debate and any failures were due to lack of execution, not preparation, but says the campaign has plenty of time to prepare for the next two debates which we're all looking forward to. >> aren't we all, maggie, thanks. as trump drudges up bill clinton's infidelities, newt gingrich advises him not to go there. he led to charge too impeach
clinton, but he now says trump will never beat the clintons on that front calling the clintons, quote, the best gutter fighters we've seen in our lifetime. the washington post is out with a new report that says that the trump foundation failed to attain certification required by new york state in order to solicit money from the public. actually some donations. so far, no comment from the trump campaign. funeral services held for the former israeli president and prime minister, peres. president obama is one of several paying a final tribute. they shared a similar vision for a two-state solution to resolve the israel-palestinian conflict. former president clinton is also attending. peres died wednesday after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. he was 93 years old. the ntsb hopes to speak with the engineer involved in the
commuter crash in new jersey. one person was killed, and at least 114 injured when a new jersey transit train barrelled into the terminal thursday morning. officials say speed played a role in that crash. investigators say the engineer has been cooperative as they try to figure out why the train was moving so fast. commuters describe the mayhem and devastation. >> all the sudden, it was a big boom like metal on metal on metal. you felt it. you heard it. i hit the wall. >> i thought we were going to die. i didn't think we were going to get out. >> it was initially a horrendous exploding noise and concrete dust, wires, and a train flying into the depot. >> afraid to get back on the train, and i've been commuting to new york city for 30 years. >> investigators are looking into whether safety devices on the train activated prior to the crash. they include a system that is supposed to stop locomotives if they are moving too fast headed into hoboken.
here's that part of the story. >> reporter: the devastation, crushed rail cars, and lack of braking indicating the transit train entered the station too fast. >> the train just plowed through whatever barrier was at the end of the track. >> it was just chaos. people running every way. >> reporter: the question, why? trains approaching hoboken, a dead end station, slow to traverse rail lines before the final slow speed straight away into the station, but this train may have been traveling 30 miles per hour according to accounts, slamming into a bumper stop, launching it into the air, and crushing into a wall. the 40-year-old engineer is said to be cooperating. they want to know if there's a mechanical problem or distracted or a medical issue, and foul play has not been ruled out. new jersey transit rail like all railroads was ordered in 2008 to install positive train control.
>> hear that alarm? i have to put the brake on. >> reporter: computers and sensors installed all the way into the station and take over a speeding or dangerous train. >> if human error happens, it takes control of the train away from the engineer and bring the train to a stop. >> reporter: amtrak installed ptc on most of the northeast corridor after the 2015 train derailment in philadelphia. eight people died. speed was a factor in 2011. a mother's day commuter train crash at another station that left dozens injured. despite the ability to prevent accidents, railroads have been slowed to adopt ptc and its automatic braking. as of july, new jersey transit reported not one of its trains, none of the tracks has the system. >> if this train had positive train control all the way into the station, could this accident been avoided? >> the ntsb have been recommending ptc for 40 years, so we will look at that. >> reporter: overnight, the hope is to recover the event, the data recorder inside that train,
also, the video from the two cameras that are on the train, but getting into the passenger cars may be difficult. that's because when the canopy collapsed, it collapsed with asbestos so special crews have to come in and could delay the investigation. abc news, new jersey. federal health officials issued a travel advisory for 11 countries in southeast asia. pregnant women advised to postpone trips to cambodia and east timor, i understand knee sha, and other countries. the warning is not as severe as those advising pregnant women to avoid caribbean country overwhelmed by the virus. the storm that drenched the mid-atlantic is on the move poised to slam into the northeast just in time for the weekend. more than 10 inches of rain soaked parts of north carolina triggering widespread flooding there. crews were busy for hours rescuing people stranded by the flash floods. dozens of roads are still washed out, and some dams are in danger of collapsing. in florida, family and friends bid an emotional good-bye to miami marlins'
pitcher, jose fernandez. his pregnant girlfriend, baseball commissioner, and current and former teammates attended the private service. pal bearers wore black fernandez jerseys. fernandez and two friends died sunday in a bolt crash. red, white, and blue day at the white house, but it was more so on thursday. that's because team usa was there. president obama welcoming the team. the athletes who competed in the olympics and paralympics. 600 team members there and the president saluted them for representing the country and coming home 46 gold medals. >> greeted the gymnasts, smiles when they were on the floor doing splits. the president didn't quite get his split in. >> that could be dangerous. >> that could be dangerous. >> with the suit pants. >> they gave him a surf board.
>> a surf board? >> a surf board. >> the gymnasts? >> the entire team usa as a collective gift. >> oh. they should give him gymnastics lessons. >> and then some. >> could you imagine if he did the splits? >> he was talking to the gymnasts, athletes, and said i was going to do a floor routine, but michelle said no, not to do it. it was cute. coming up in the skinny, a mission from britney spears, talking about the passage of time. incredible admissions in the so-called "gone girl" case, and who is pleading guilty and what the woman at the center of the case is now claiming. first, here's a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather brought to you by my pillow. i did everything i could to make her party perfect.
rid-x helps break down waste. avoid a septic disaster with rid-x. that cough doesn't sound so good. well i think you sound great. move over. easy booger man. take mucinex dm. it'll take care of your cough. fine! i'll text you in 4 hours when your cough returns. one pill lasts 12 hours, so... looks like i'm good all night! ah! david, please, listen. still not coughing. not fair you guys! waffles are my favorite! ah! some cough medicines only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this.
wow. may be hard to believe looking at the pictures here, but the teenage girl driving that vehicle and her brother riding with her survived that incident. this is after slamming into the back of a school bus that was filled with students. amazingly, everyone survived without major injuries. the driver was pinned in the car for nearly two hours before emergency crews finally got her out. she and her brother were hurt, although, not seriously. there's stunning new developments in the so-called "gone girl" case in california. >> last march, a woman kidnapped. her boyfriend was tied up, and ransom demanded. at one point police thought it was all a hoax. >> now there's a new twist in the case. >> reporter: the california man at the center of a case making national headlines pleading guilty to one count of kidnapping.
matthew muller, a former marine and harvard law grad admitted to kidnap and threatened quinn, bound and drugged, she was thrown into a car trunk. her boyfriend tied up. a ransom demand, a proof of life recording. when huskins was dropped off hundreds of miles away, police accused the couple of a hoax, a real life "gone girl." >> it is mr. quinn and huskins that owe the community an apology. >> reporter: the police department saying they dealt with the evidence they had at the time. she said she was sexually assaulted speaking through her attorney. >> right from the beginning, law enforcement screwed up the investigation. >> reporter: they filed a defamation lawsuit against the city and two police officers saying it damaged their reputation and forced them to move. abc news, los angeles. >> a bizarre case.
muller apparently is a stranger to both. it was never revealed why he targeted the couple, and he's now suspected in several similar home invasions around that san francisco bay area. >> it is expected that family members say huskins and quinn will speak in the hearing. in exchange for the guilty plea, the u.s. attorneys office will not recommend he's sentenced to a prison term longer than 40 years behind bars. >> all right. when we come back, why lady gaga may get more applause than the players at next year's super bowl. >> that's her move. stunning admissions. the skinny's next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
halftime show for the super bowl. >> kendis is pumped. the six-time grammy award winner tweeted, it's not an illusion, the rumors are true. this year's super bowl goes gaga. >> the announcement comes three weeks after dropping her new album, "perfect illusion." second year in a row she's making a super bowl appearance. remember the last one, she sang the national anthem? chest pump. rave reviews. there's the chest bump? i think it's here. >> when she says brave, i think. >> is it brave? >> you imitate it all the time. >> there it is. there it is. >> your favorite move. it's sunday, february 5th, 2017. do you like the chest pump better or the -- >> she's the gift that keeps on giving. >> next, a stunning admission from one of the queens of '90s pop. >> speaking of british tv, reflecting back on the previous decade and admitted that she hated her 20s. >> i liked my 30s way more than
my 20s. 20s were horrible. teens was fun, but i like 30. 30s are great. >> in her defense, her 20s were rough. she got divorce twice. lost custody of her children, and was put under emergency psychiatric hold. one can understand why that was not her decade. >> cut the hair off, a bad performance on the vmas, but now she's got her act together and is back at the top of her game with a las vegas residency and new hit album called glory. >> and now she's looking forward to? her two sons' teenage years. >> wow. >> they are 10 and 11 right now. good luck with that. >> in her 40s, like, i don't know what i was thinking, but 30s were rough. two teenage boys. okay. so they are not brothers, but they do have a little healthy sibling rivalry. >> and now they are fighting over tom brady.
>> who doesn't? >> the two actors fought for the patriots' quarterback affection in a comic bit for charity online yesterday. >> comparing notes on who is closer to the star quarterback. accused each other of sucking up to him and even cut down each other. >> let me tell you something, if your chin was anything like tom's, that batman movie of yours would have made $4 billion because that's the only part recognizable of you, that big ugly chin. >> can you hear yourself? >> do you want to have this argument with. >> let's ask t-bone. >> that's not his nickname. >> hey, tom! tommy! >> i wonder what jimmy kimmel thinks about this. >> he has that ongoing fight with him. but luckily, no one mentioned deflate-gate. there are limits to the friendship. >> can't talk about that one? >> no, not with the besties. >> not there yet. a hollywood icon ready to let go of her massive, massive estate in palm springs. >> it's beautiful too.
♪ come and knock on our door >> remember "three's company," suzanne somers. >> i know her best. she's put her home on and off the market for nearly nine years, but the tenth time is apparently the charm for a cool $14.5 million. >> the south of france inspired main house was built in 1920 clinging to the mountain side and accessible only by a mechanic incline. >> the compound consists of five buildings spread out across 73 acres, ten bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, and there's also a wine cellar, outdoor bath, and an amphitheater where barry manilow and others have performed. >> she bought the home with her husband in 1977, she was 31 at the time, and she add hits she's leaving behind a lot of
memories. >> but three's company too. of memories. to learn about medicare, and the options you have. you see, medicare doesn't cover everything - only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so if 65 is around the corner, think about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. so don't wait. call to request your free decision guide. and gather the information now to help you choose a plan later. these types of plans let you pick any doctor or hospital that takes medicare patients. and there's a range of plans to choose from, depending on you needs and your budget. so if you're turning 65 soon, call now and get started. because the time to think about tomorrow...is today.
go long. (♪) (♪) when you are suffering from chest congestion but you have got a full day ahead of you, try mucinex 12-hour. only mucinex has a unique bi-layer tablet. the white layer releases immediately. mucinex is absorbed 60 percent faster than store brands. while the blue extended release layer lasts a full 12 hours. relieve chest congestion with mucinex, and enjoy living well.
you ready? by their second kid, every mom is an expert, and more likely to choose luvs than first time moms. live, learn, & get luvs. ialmost everything. you know, ke 1 i n 10 houses could get hit by an expensive septic disaster. but for only $7 a month, rid-x helps break down waste. avoid a septic disaster with rid-x. i usand it's the #1 brand. one can beat it for regularity. it's also my... secret weapon. because metamucil gives you more health benefits than the competition.
no wonder it's the #1 doctor recommended fiber brand. ♪ all right. topping headlines this week, of course, we had the train crash in new jersey with followed with what many are calling a political train crash for donald trump on the debate stage. >> and the touching tributes for a major league baseball star taken far too early. here now is our weekly friday rewind. >> we have a train that's gone into the station. >> we have multiple walking wounded. >> they went through the air, traveled about another 40 feet with a train flying into the depot. >> not complying, walking all over the parking lot. >> you killed my brother. >> our fathers and mothers are killed, and we can't see them anymore.
it's a shame we have to go through that graveyard and bury them. >> he was really rude with me. >> she was the worst we ever had. she was the winner, and, you know, she gained a massive amount of weight, and it was a real problem. >> i have a feeling that by the end of this evening, i'm going to be blamed for everything that's ever happened. >> why not? i think my strongest asset, maybe by far, is my temperament. i have a winning temperament. >> did anybody see that debate last night? he made it very clear that he didn't prepare for that debate. >> no one in our lifetime has ever had as much experience and exposure to the presidency, not barack, not bill, not anybody, and, yes, she happens to be a woman. >> any continent, mexico, canada, asia, south america, name a foreign leader that you respect. >> i guess i'm having an aleppo moment. >> i was calling out to my mom, and i didn't know that we were sinking until we sank. >> watching kids play little league or something like that,
that's the joy that jose played with, and in the passion he felt about playing. that's what i think about. >> hi, everybody, and a very pleasant good evening to you. >> life is like a box of chocolates. you never know what you're going to get. >> i had never seen so many women in single colored outfits in my life. >> tom hanks had a busy week. here in new york, he crashed a wedding in central park with this couple that was taking photos. >> he asked them for a photo and took a selfie with them, the ring bearer, and flower girl. next month, adopt a shelter dog month. kendis? >> hint. this is abc's world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades. this is abc's world news this is abc's world news now"e 50 to 85:
what's your reason for getting life insurance? i'm in my 60s and i work part-time with no benefits. i needed a plan that was easy to get. all i had to do was make a phone call. at age 70, i'm on a fixed income. i found a whole life insurance plan that's affordable, with a lifetime rate lock, so my monthly payment will never increase. all this by making a phone call. i don't like taking risks now that i'm almost 80. i made a phone call and found a plan that has written guarantees. in the last month alone, thousands have called about this plan with the rate lock guarantee through the colonial penn program, and here's why. this plan is affordable, with coverage options for just $9.95 a month. that's less than 35 cents a day. your rate is locked in and can never go up and your acceptance is guaranteed. you cannot be turned down because of your health. this is lifelong coverage that can never be cancelled
as long as you pay your premiums, guaranteed. see how much coverage you can get for just $9.95 a month. you'll also get a free gift with great information if you're retired or will be soon, so don't miss out. call for information, then decide. call if you're in your 60s for a plan that's easy to get. if you're in your 70s, call for a plan that's affordable. and if you're almost 80, like me, call for a plan that guarantees your acceptance. don't wait, call today. (soft music) ♪ ♪ (colonial penn jingle)
making news in america this flid morning -- deadly crash. a train packed with passengers slamming into a station, parts of the old building collapsing as crews help the injured. what we're learning about the young woman who was killed an the train's engineer. we're live at the scene. overnight, hurricane matthew is exploding in size and strength. the u.s. in its sights. we're tracking its path. major u.s. newspaper breaking its nonendorsement tradition, telling voters to stay away from one of the two candidates. and protests are growing violent after a police-involved shooting. overnight, protesters smashed windows as police used pepper spray. a